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Stroke CVA

A stroke is a cerebrovascular accident that results in inadequate blood flow to part of the brain, starving it of oxygen and causing immediate and irreversible changes to the neurones. If affects 15...

Vascular Dementia

Vascular Dementia accounts for 25% of all dementias (the second most commen cause after Alzheimers. It is the cumulative effects of many small strokes - patients often have evidence of vascular path...

Pseudomonas aeruginosa Vaccines

Pseudomonas aeruginosa is an opportunistic gram-negative bacteria that lives in soil, water, and even in environments like hot tubs. For most healthy people, this bacteria seldom poses a problem. Pse...

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia CLL

Chronic lymphocytic leukemia is a disease in which mature lymphocytes become cancerous and gradually replace normal cells in lymph nodes. CLL mainly affects elderly males in North America and Europe...

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Stent Retrievers Stop Strokes in Their Tracks

New devices called stent retrievers are enabling physicians to benefit selected patients who suffer strokes caused by blood clots. The devices effectively stop strokes in their tracks. For the first t...

New guidelines recommend brain stents to fight strokes in certain patients

(Loyola University Health System) New devices called stent retrievers are enabling physicians to benefit selected patients who suffer strokes caused by blood clots. The devices effectively stop stroke...

Undiagnosed AF, Strokes May Be Common in HF With Preserved EF

Subclinical strokes in HFpEF could have other causes, "but it's very suggestive that there's atrial fibrillation that we've missed," say researchers, proposing such patients be screened ...

Neuro News Roundup: Stroke

The following slides discuss strokes: the role of job stress and the stress doctors feel when treating cryptogenic strokes.

Stroke care: Where you live makes a huge difference

Ischemic strokes, in which a vessel supplying blood to the brain is blocked, are the most common type of stroke, representing 87 percentof all strokes.

Caffeine may chip a couple strokes off golf score

(Reuters Health) - A moderate dose of caffeine may help combat fatigue and shave about two strokes off the scores of skilled collegiate players, according to a small study.

Road traffic noise linked to deaths, increased strokes

Living in an area with noisy road traffic may reduce life expectancy. Research has found a link between long-term exposure to road traffic noise and deaths, as well as a greater risk of stroke, partic...

New study again shows: More strokes with intracranial stents

(Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care) The VISSIT study confirms the assessment by IQWiG. If, after a stroke, patients also have stents inserted into blood vessels of the brain, new str...

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Symptoms of Insomnia and Sleep Duration and Their Association with Incident Strokes: Findings from the Population-Based MONICA/KORA Augsburg Cohort Study.

To examine the relationship between symptoms of insomnia and sleep duration and incident total (non-fatal plus fatal) strokes, non-fatal strokes, and fatal strokes in a large cohort of men and women f...

Comparative analysis of survival between elderly and non-elderly severe sepsis and septic shock resuscitated patients.

Objective To compare outcomes between elderly (≥65 years old) and non-elderly (

Sexual function after strokes.

Strokes are the second leading cause of death and the third leading cause of disability worldwide. Thanks in part to better and more available diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation, the vast majori...

In-Hospital Ischemic Stroke.

Between 2.2% and 17% of all strokes have symptom onset during hospitalization in a patient originally admitted for another diagnosis or procedure. These in-hospital strokes represent a unique populati...

Lucid dreams, an atypical sleep disturbance in anterior and mediodorsal thalamic strokes.

Cognitive, affective, and behavioural disturbances are commonly reported following thalamic strokes. Conversely, sleep disorders are rarely reported in this context.

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